The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015 | Unabridged
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Mitch Albom creates his most unforgettable fictional character—Frankie Presto, the greatest guitarist to ever walk the earth—in this magical novel about the bands we join in life and the power of talent to change our lives.An epic story of the greatest guitar player to ever live, and the six lives he changed with his magical blue strings.In Albom's most sweeping novel yet, the voice of Music narrates the tale of its most beloved disciple, young Frankie Presto, a war orphan raised by a blind music teacher in a small Spanish town. At nine years old, Frankie is sent to America in the bottom of a boat. His only possession is an old guitar and six precious strings.But Frankie's talent is touched by the gods, and his amazing journey weaves him through the musical landscape of the 20th century, from classical to jazz to rock and roll, with his stunning talent affecting numerous stars along the way, including Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Carole King,...
Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: audio file
1 online resource (8 audio files) : digital
Additional Contributors: Sananes, Adriana
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9780062420022


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NL_Val Jan 09, 2018

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto is "Magic". The narrator of this story is music and it takes us on an unforgettable trip through Frankie's life.

Jul 08, 2017

Well written -- characters were memorable and the use of real musicians with the story line made it compelling. Where can we meet this Frankie Presto?

Jan 10, 2016

Jan 4 - 11 2016 listened as I read the book, great cast, great recording. This certainly enhanced the reading for me.


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